the 46th and final WWE pay per view of 2011 is upon us, and John Cena is nowhere to be found on the card. it’s a Festivus miracle! Cena is sticking to his guns on twitter, claiming he gave up his spot on the show, so that Zack Ryder can get his United States title shot against Dolph Ziggler. claiming that he will be in Philly, watching it on pay per view, the trolls were quick to call bullshit. it appears as tho Cena may be headed for a feud with Kane, as a warm-up to his showdown with the Rock at Mania. reports of recent house shows, have Cena involved in Ryder-Ziggler matches, with Kane doing a run-in. Kane made his epic return this past Monday, laying out Cena in the middle of the ring, during Cena’s match with Mark Henry. Kane is sporting a full head of hair and a new mask. he kinda looks like a cross between Kain (Legacy of Kain) and the late Flattus Maximus (GWAR)
CM Punk vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. The Miz – Punk’s tribute to John Laryngitis was one of the best segments this year! Punk = RATINGZ!!! Miz and Del Rio will probably turn on each other at some point in the match. Punk should be carrying the WWE title right thru to Mania.
Mark Henry vs. Big Show – nothing beats watching two 400+ lb. behemoths beating the shit out of each other with folding chairs! Mark Henry is over big-time with the fans, with his monster heel persona. hard to believe creative wants to turn him face. Henry should retain the WHC.
Triple H vs. Kevin Nash – Nash has been carrying this feud on RAW ever since his brutal attack on Triple H a few months ago. with a sledgehammer hanging above the ring, are Nash’s knees in good enough condition to allow him to climb a ladder? Trips doesn’t come back to job!
Cody Rhodes vs. Booker T – AWWW, shucky ducky, quack quack! this match is gonna be on like a steaming pot of neckbones! they’ve been feuding on the house show circuit. Booker has been teasing a full-time return to the ring. Rhodes should retain the IC title, in my pick for match of the show.
Dolph Ziggler vs. Zack Ryder – does Vinman allow the youtube sensation to get over, in capturing the US title? Ziggler needs to drop the belt to elevate himself further into the maine event picture. Cena may do a run-in here to help Ryder win. maybe Kane comes in and chokeslams the hell out of Cena.
Randy Orton vs. Wade Barrett – Barrett went over on Orton in their Survivor Series match last month. this tables match adds another element of intrigue, to what is turning into one of the best feuds of the year. I am picking Barrett to win the Royal Rumble, so a win here, would help build his case as a top heel and future world champion.